Reference numberPT/8/13
TitlePaper, 'On the polarisation of light by oblique transmission through all bodies whether crystallised or uncrystallised' by David Brewster in a letter to Taylor Combe
Date24 November 1813
Description13 manuscript pages and one plate showing several ways to set up glass plates to conduct experiments on light and refraction.

Subject: Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the polarisation of light by oblique transmission through all bodies, whether crystallized or uncrystallized. By David Brewster, LL.D. F. R. S. Edin. and F. S. A. Edin. In a letter addressed to Taylor Combe, Esq. Sec. R. S'.

Written by Brewster in Edinburgh. Read 27 January 1814.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 1, 1832.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0298
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1814.0013
Related records in the cataloguePT/8/13/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7450Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher1781 - 1868
NA3167Combe; Taylor (1774 - 1826)1774 - 1826
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